Volume LXXXIX, Procopios Pavlopoulos / Spyridon Flogaitis (eds.), “Multilevel Governance and Administrative Reform in the 21st century / Gouvernance multiniveau et réforme administrative au XXIème siècle”

 

This book features the proceedings of an international conference organised in November 2005 by the European Public Law Center (now European Public Law Organization), under the auspices of the Hellenic Ministry of Interior. The following topics were discussed during the conference: Multilevel governance and reform of Public Administration; reform of Public Administration and Common Assessment Framework; reform of Public Administration, administrative accountability and practical ethics; and reform of Public Administration and risk management. Finally, the speeches of Professors G. Amato, P. Craig, P. Gonod, F. Goudappel and L. Martín-Retortillo Baquer in the commemorative ceremony for the 10 years of the EPLC in memoriam of Professors P.W.C. Akkermans, G. Dupuis, D. Foulkes, M.S. Giannini, D. Lévy, S. Martín-Retortillo Baquer, J. Rivero and Sir William Wade are presented in the book.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

SUMMARY / SOMMAIRE
FOREWORD / AVANT-PROPOS
WELCOME ADDRESS / ALLOCUTION D’OUVERTURE
S. FLOGAITIS, Professor of Administrative Law, Faculty of Law, University of Athens, Director of the European Public Law Center
OFFICIAL OPENING / OUVERTURE OFFICIELE
P. PAVLOPOULOS, Minister of Interior, Public Administration and Decentralisation of the Hellenic Republic
COMMEMORATIVE CEREMONY FOR THE 10 YEARS OF THE EPLC
IN MEMORIAM OF PROFESSORS PIET W.C. AKKERMANS, GEORGES DUPUIS, DAVID FOULKES,
MASSIMO SEVERO GIANNINI, DENIS LÉVY,
SEBASTIÁN MARTÍN-RETORTILLO BAQUER, JEAN RIVERO,
SIR WILLIAM WADE /
CÉRÉMONIE COMMÉMORATIVE À L’OCCASION DU 10ÈME ANNIVERSAIRE
DU CEDP IN MEMORIAM DES PROFESSEURS PIET W.C. AKKERMANS, GEORGES DUPUIS, DAVID FOULKES, MASSIMO SEVERO GIANNINI, DENIS LÉVY, SEBASTIÁN MARTÍN-RETORTILLO BAQUER, JEAN RIVERO, SIR WILLIAM WADE
G. AMATO, Professor, Former Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy, in memoriam of Professor Massimo Severo Giannini
P. CRAIG, Professor of English Law, St John’s College, Oxford, in memoriam of Sir William Wade and Professor David Foulkes
P. GONOD, Professeur à l’Université de Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), in memoriam des Professeurs Jean Rivero, Denis Lévy, Georges Dupuis..
F. GOUDAPPEL, Professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, in memoriam of Professor Piet W.C. Akkermans
L. MARTÍN-RETORTILLO BAQUER, Professeur à l’Université Complutense de Madrid, in memoriam du Professeur Sebastián Martín-Retortillo Baquer
INTRODUCTION TO THE CONFERENCE’S THEME /
INTRODUCTION AU THÈME DE LA CONFÉRENCE
S. FLOGAITIS, Multilevel Governance and Administrative Reform in the 21st Century
MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE AND REFORM OF THE STATE /
GOUVERNANCE MULTINIVEAU ET RÉFORME DE L’ÉTAT
P. CRAIG, Multilevel Governance and Accountability in the EU
F. GOUDAPPEL, The Influence of the European Union on the State Structure in Decentralized and Federal States
A. KOTSIRIS, The Nation-State and the European Union: Possible or Impossible Equality in the 21st Century?
Y. PAPADOPOULOS, Problems of Political Accountability in Network and Multi-level Governance
G. PÜTTNER, The Crisis of Public Finances in European Countries and the Answers thereto of Public Law
E. CHITI, Les “systèmes communs” européens de pouvoirs publics indépendants

 

MULTILEVEL GOVERNANCE
AND REFORM OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION /
GOUVERNANCE MULTINIVEAU
ET RÉFORME DE L’ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE
L. ORTEGA ÁLVAREZ, The Influence of the European Level in the Relation of the Domestic Levels that are Present in the Quasi-Federal System of the Spanish Constitution
A. S. KECHRIS, Les autorités administratives indépendantes: Une approche ontologique
E. SIČÁKOVÁ-BEBLAVÁ, Multilevel Governance Aspects of Fighting Corruption: Position and Tools of the Four Major Supra-national Institutions
S. GUERREIRO, The Reform of Portuguese Administrative Justice and its Implications for the Practice of Public Administration
G. ANTHONY, Human Rights and the Public-Private Divide in the UK’s Multi-level Constitution
A. ZARDI, The Council of Europe’s Approach and Strategy towards Promoting Effective Democratic Government at Local and Regional Levels
M. D’ALBERTI, Competition Law and Regulatory Reform
B. LOZANO CUTANDA, Multilevel Governance and Environmental Law
REFORM OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
AND COMMON ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK /
RÉFORME DE L’ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE
ET GRILLE COMMUNE D’AUTO-ÉVALUATION
N. MICHALOPOULOS, Organisational Learning and Self-assesment of Public Services: The Common Assesment Framework
J. NURMI / O.-P. RISSANEN, CAF e-Gov Checklist in Finland
M. ARGIRIOU / V. PANAGIOTAKOPOULOS, The Application of the Common Assessment Framework in a Cardiac Surgical Intensive Care Unit of a Municipal Hospital
S. VAN NEYEN, Le CAF dans le modèle de la gestion intégrée à l’Office National de l’Emploi en Belgique (ONEM)
REFORM OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION,
ADMINISTRATIVE ACCOUNTABILITY AND PRACTICAL ETHICS /
RÉFORME DE L’ADMINISTRATION PUBLIQUE,
RESPONSABILITÉ ADMINISTRATIVE ET ÉTHIQUE PRATIQUE
L. PERCEBOIS, Ethics and Performance: Emphasizing their Complementarity within Public Administration
L. ESADZE, Corruption and Public Administration System in Post-socialist Transition Countries: A Case Study of Georgia
SIR A. GRAHAM, Standards in Public Life - Living Up to the Public’s Expectations

 

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